After becoming a Doctor in Indian Studies at Université Paris III -- his thesis dealt with the Religious and Secular Organization of the Khmer Temples between the 7th and 13th centuries --, Dominique Soutif joined the EFEO Siem Reap Branch in 2009, which he supervised until 2019.
An archaeologist,epigraphist and associate professor with EFEO, he has developed several programs for the study of the Yasovarman I's ashrams -- with Julia Estève (EPHE) --, and joined the Program for Khmer Inscriptions Corpus (EFEO/EPHE), the inventory of Ancient Cambodia epigraphic resources initiated by George Coedes and Claude Jacques.
Since May 2019, Dominique Soutif is part of the DHARMA project ERC 809994, a 6-year field-study and documentation program financed through the European Union’s Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020.
- Publications: De l’ancienneté de Hariharālaya / A Bakong Inscription and the Datation of Hariharalaya City
- Publications: 2017 Inventory of Khmer Inscriptions
- Publications: Organisation religieuse et profane du temple khmer du VIIeme au XIIIeme siècle | The Khmer Temple in the 7th-13th centuries, Religious and Secular Organization